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This New Font Is Designed for People With Dyslexia
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This New Font Is Designed for People With Dyslexia

Research has suggested dyslexia affects more than one third of U.S. entrepreneurs
Laura Entis
Gold? Silver? Pffft. This Necklace Is Pure Illumination.
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Gold? Silver? Pffft. This Necklace Is Pure Illumination.

This high-tech necklace is made out of light and morphs with your every move. You have to see it to believe it.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Obama Throws Support Behind Net Neutrality
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Obama Throws Support Behind Net Neutrality

The president came out in favor of the protection of net neutrality with a statement laying out a proposal for the FCC.
Nina Zipkin
This Gizmo Wants to Make Your Shower 'Smart,' Cutting Your Water Use In Half
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This Gizmo Wants to Make Your Shower 'Smart,' Cutting Your Water Use In Half

A crowdfunding campaign for the Eva Smart Shower launched on Indiegogo this week.
Catherine Clifford
Meet Spruce, a Telemedicine App Designed to Stop Acne in Its Tracks
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Meet Spruce, a Telemedicine App Designed to Stop Acne in Its Tracks

Now you can get medical help for acne from the privacy of your own phone.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
NY Considering Bitcoin Licenses for Small Businesses, Startups
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NY Considering Bitcoin Licenses for Small Businesses, Startups

The 'Transitional BitLicense' would let certain virtual currency companies operate within a lighter regulatory framework.
This Software Company Wants to Help Retailers Compete Against Amazon
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This Software Company Wants to Help Retailers Compete Against Amazon

An engineer gives retailers a fighting chance in the online price wars.
Google Is Developing an Ingestible Cancer-Detecting Pill
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Google Is Developing an Ingestible Cancer-Detecting Pill

The idea is that nanoparticles will continuously monitor your body for disease triggers so they can be detected and treated as soon as they appear.
Laura Entis
The U.S. Military Wants to Inject People's Brains With Painkilling Nanobots That Could Replace Medicine
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The U.S. Military Wants to Inject People's Brains With Painkilling Nanobots That Could Replace Medicine

Ever wish you could heal yourself like a superhero? The government is making it happen. Sort of.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
What's the Big Idea? 10 Qualities That Set Big Ideas Apart.
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What's the Big Idea? 10 Qualities That Set Big Ideas Apart.

Thinking up the idea that will change everything for your company will never be easy but you can learn to recognize the ones that have the potential.
Chris Wirthwein
The Tech Surge That's Putting Consumers in the Forefront
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The Tech Surge That's Putting Consumers in the Forefront

Why the shift from producers to customers is changing everything.
John Sculley
Google Is Now Connecting Users Searching for Symptoms With Doctors Over Video Chat
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Google Is Now Connecting Users Searching for Symptoms With Doctors Over Video Chat

The conventional wisdom 'don't diagnose your illness over the Internet' may be changing.
Laura Entis
Is This the Next Bitcoin?
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Is This the Next Bitcoin?

There's a new digital monetary system in town.
This Smart Skin-Scanning App Could Save Your Life
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This Smart Skin-Scanning App Could Save Your Life

Wonder if that mole that keeps morphing might be cancerous? This cool app can help you find out.
Kim Lachance Shandrow